2007 MLB PREDICTIONS

Friday, March 23, 2007

Category Player 2006 Stats
AL MVP
Derek Jeter
.335, 17 HR, 95 RBI
Derek Jeter .343, 14 HR, 97 RBI
NL MVP
Albert Pujols
.330, 52 HR, 143 RBI
Albert Pujols .331, 49 HR, 137 RBI
AL Cy Young
Johan Santana
18-7, 2.63 ERA, 255 K/53 BB
Johan Santana 19-6, 2.77 ERA, 245 K/47 BB
NL Cy Young
Carlos Zambrano
19-8, 3.55 ERA, 225 K/110 BB
Carlos Zambrano 16-7, 3.41 ERA, 210 K/115 BB
AL Rookie of the Year
Matt Garza
14-5, 3.85 ERA, 140 K/60 BB
Matt Garza 3-6, 5.76 ERA, 38 K/23 BB
NL Rookie of the Year
Chris Young
.305, 15 HR, 75 RBI
Chris Young .243, 2 HR, 10 RBI
AL Manager of the Year
Joe Torre
99-63
Joe Torre 97-65
NL Manager of the Year
Lou Piniella
85-77
Lou Piniella 66-96
AL Home Run Champion
David Ortiz
52 HR
David Ortiz .287, 54 HR, 137 RBI
NL Home Run Champion
Ryan Howard
49 HR
Ryan Howard .313, 58 HR, 149 RBI
AL Batting Champion
Derek Jeter
.335 avg.
Derek Jeter .343, 14 HR, 97 RBI
NL Batting Champion
Albert Pujols
.330 avg.
Albert Pujols .331, 49 HR, 137 RBI
AL Most Wins
Johan Santana
18 W
Johan Santana 2006 STATS
NL Most Wins
Carlos Zambrano
19 W
Carlos Zambrano 19-8, 3.55 ERA, 225 K/110 BB
AL Comeback Player
Rich Harden
17-10, 4.35 ERA, 225 K/65 BB
Rich Harden 4-0, 4.24 ERA, 49 K/26 BB
NL Comeback Player
Derrek Lee
.295, 30 HR, 105 RBI
Derrek Lee .286, 8 HR, 30 RBI
AL Most Overrated
Jon Garland
14-10, 4.75 ERA, 105 K/40 BB
Jon Garland 18-7, 4.51 ERA, 112 K/41 BB
NL Most Overrated
Josť Reyes
.285, 15 HR, 80 RBI, 55 SB
Josť Reyes .300, 19 HR, 81 RBI, 64 SB
AL Most Underrated
Gil Meche
15-9, 4.05 ERA, 160 K/80 BB
Gil Meche 11-8, 4.48 ERA, 156 K/84 BB
NL Most Underrated
Shane Victorino
.290, 10 HR, 65 RBI, 30 SB
Shane Victorino .287, 6 HR, 46 RBI, 4 SB
AL Breakout Player
Mark Teahen
.290, 28 HR, 105 RBI
Mark Teahen .290, 18 HR, 69 RBI
NL Breakout Player
Scott Olsen
14-9, 3.95 ERA, 195 K/85 BB
Scott Olsen 12-10, 4.04 ERA, 166 K/75 BB
AL Surprise Team
Cleveland Indians
82-80
Cleveland Indians 78-84
NL Surprise Team
Arizona Diamondbacks
84-78
Arizona Diamondbacks 76-86
AL Disappointing Team
Minnesota Twins
78-84
Minnesota Twins 96-66
NL Disappointing Team
New York Mets
87-75
New York Mets 97-65

2007 PLAYOFF BRACKET
ALDS ALCS WS NLCS NLDS
Yankees Phillies
Athletics
Cubs
Tigers
Dodgers
Red Sox Braves


ALDS: NYY over OAK in 4 games. DET over BOS in 3 games.

NLDS: PHI over CHC in 4 games. LAD over ATL in 5 games.

ALCS: NYY over DET in 6 games.

NLCS: LAD over PHI in 5 games.

World Series: NYY over LAD in 6 games.